Critical Care Trauma Surgeon Physician Specialist

The Department of Surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is seeking an academic surgeon within the Division of Trauma / Acute Care Surgery.

Candidates must be board-certified or eligible in general surgery and have completed a fellowship in surgical critical care. Excellent communication skills and an interest in working in a collaborative, team-oriented environment are a must.  Candidates must have, or be eligible for, a California medical license.

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is a 531-bed, Los Angeles County Level I trauma center located in southwest Los Angeles and serves as a major teaching hospital for the UCLA School of Medicine. The annual trauma patient volume is approximately 3,600 with an 80/20% blunt / penetrating patient mix and a wide breadth of emergency general surgery cases.

Responsibilities will include in-house coverage of the Trauma/Acute Care Surgery Service as well as the 14- bed Surgical ICU. Strong consideration will be given to candidates with demonstrated leadership and a commitment to caring for underserved populations. Demonstrated activity in scholarly research projects and evidence of excellence in surgical education are essential. A recommendation for an academic appointment to the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level will be made, commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is committed to create a truly diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. The Department of Medicine is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. 

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is located in the city of Torrance, a city in the Southwestern (South Bay) region of LA County. Its neighboring cities are Lomita, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, and Palos Verdes. The city has over 30 city parks and includes a total of 1.5 miles of beaches on the Pacific Ocean. It has an estimated population of over 145,000 residents.

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Job CategoryAdult Critical Care, Surgery

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Physician Specialist (Non-Megaflex)